Internet

WireIE Unveils New Partnership to Enhance Broadband Services for Canada’s Indigenous

By | 2018-05-16T16:33:39+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, Canada, Ethernet, High Speed Internet, Internet, IPTV, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, Metro Ethernet Forum, mobile broadband connectivity, network operators, network provider, Network Solutions, network upgrade, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, Wholesale Carrier, Wholesale Telecom, WireIE, wireless broadband telecommunications networks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Frontline’s IPTV solution chosen by WireIE to deploy in underserved markets One of Canada’s premier wholesale network operators announced a new partnership designed to significantly enhance and improve broadband services for Indigenous communities across the country. WireIE, a Canadian industry leader in delivering secure, high-availability networks in rural and remote regions, is teaming up with Frontline 360 [...]

Saratoga Springs School District Selects FirstLight

By | 2018-05-15T13:28:06+00:00 May 15th, 2018|Categories: education, fiber, fiber network, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , |

FirstLight’s Low Latency Internet and High-Quality Voice Services Provide the Foundation to Support School’s E-Learning Initiatives The Saratoga Springs School District in Saratoga, NY, has selected FirstLight to provide high-speed, dedicated Internet and Voice services to the schools throughout the school district. FirstLight’s Internet and voice services will ensure fast, high-quality connectivity and reliability to the [...]

FirstLight’s 2018 Cloud Connect Summit Takes Place May 16

By | 2018-05-03T14:42:22+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Categories: cloud, cloud computing, Internet, IT, tech, tech event, Technology, Telecom, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom networking event, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , |

Learn the latest trends in cloud computing and data management, and get a fresh perspective on disaster recovery, the Internet of Things, and unified communications at FirstLight's 2018 Cloud Connect Summit. If your business is in the Northeast US region, you must consider the upcoming Cloud Connect Summit, taking place Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at the [...]

XKL Offers TENET a Secure Way to Accommodate Growth on West African Cable Subsea System

By | 2018-05-01T10:24:38+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Categories: big data, Big Data connectivity, Broadband, broadband infrastructure, cloud, cloud computing, Cloud service provider, colocation, Data Center, Data Center Connectivity, data center news, education, fiber optics, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, network equipment, Optical Networking, R&D, research and development, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, XKL|Tags: , , , |

XKL’s DarkStar System Enhances West African Cable System - A Subsea Network Linking London to Cape Town The interconnection of data centers has become increasingly important for bandwidth intensive entities including enterprises, education, government, and healthcare sectors. Connecting separate data centers allows organizations to transfer workloads between locations, share resources and enable more capabilities. Considering the [...]

Tri State Area Federal Credit Union Chooses FirstLight Internet, Voice

By | 2018-04-17T09:18:07+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: customer win, Data Center, fiber network, Financial, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice, voice and data company|Tags: , , , , , , |

FirstLight’s Fiber Optic Internet and Voice to Serve Bennington, VT Location Tri State Area Federal Credit Union, formerly Hoosick Federal Credit Union, has selected FirstLight for Internet and Voice services for its Bennington, VT location. Tri State Area Federal Credit Union (FCU) is a small, up and coming ($24MM) community chartered not-for-profit doing business in the [...]

Crosslake Fibre Makes Waves with Toronto to Buffalo Submarine Cable

By | 2018-04-05T09:06:37+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, cable, carrier, dark fiber, fiber, fiber engineering, fiber network, fiber optics, General, global carrier, Internet, low latency, network equipment, network provider, network route, network upgrade, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom News & Trends (TNT)|Tags: , , , , , , |

ANNOUNCES SELECTIONS FOR CABLE AND HDD SHORE END SUPPLIERS Crosslake Fibre announced that it has selected two industry leaders to provide key components for its high capacity subsea cable connecting Toronto, Canada to Buffalo, New York. The submarine cable is the first system of its kind across Lake Ontario and will be attractive to telecom providers, service [...]

Timeshare Company Taps FirstLight for Internet and Voice

By | 2018-03-20T11:38:42+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: cloud, customer win, dark fiber, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Leading Online Marketplace, Vacation Innovations, Selects FirstLight for High Uptime, Availability, and Exceptional Customer Service Vacation Innovations, an online marketing company that specializes in vacation ownership advertising, sales, rentals and brokerage services, has selected FirstLight as its primary Internet and voice solutions provider. SellMyTimeshareNow.com, which is part of the Vacation Innovations’ family of brands, has been [...]

WireIE and W Dusk Energy Group Bringing Green Broadband to Underserved Markets

By | 2018-03-16T20:40:50+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Broadband, broadband connections, Canada, carrier ethernet, economy, Ethernet, fiber, General, Internet, jsa blog, JSA Blog Submission, JSA Clients, low latency, MEF 2.0 compliant, Metro Ethernet Forum, mission critical, network operators, Telecom, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, WireIE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Canadian network operator leveraging alternative energy to enhance service assurance For over a decade, WireIE’s CEO Rob Barlow has been working to alleviate the many socio-economic disadvantages that underserved communities without broadband connections in Canada face. Similarly, David Isaac, the founder of W Dusk Energy Group, has been focused on bringing reliable, sustainable energy solutions to [...]

Building a Better Internet: VostroNet on JSA TV

By | 2018-02-23T13:03:40+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Categories: High Speed Internet, Internet, Telecom, telecom conference, telecom event, telecom industry blog, telecom industry vlog, telecom interview, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, telecom tv, telecom video, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Ensuring a better internet experience is something we all strive for in this industry - and we're excited to introduce you to VostroNet, a company that is making this happen. Maximizing internet value for Student Accommodation, Public Wi-Fi Residential Precincts and Hotels CEO of VostroNet, Jonathan Runge, talks with JSA TV at PTC'18 about the company's [...]

FirstLight Tapped by Largest Independent High School in US

By | 2018-02-14T11:19:46+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: dark fiber, EdTech, education, fiber network, fiber optics, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications, voice|Tags: , , , , , |

Geographically Diverse Internet Circuits and Dark Fiber WAN Meet Pinkerton Academy’s Growing Bandwidth Needs of More Than 3,500 End Users Great education sector win for FirstLight announced today! Pinkerton Academy, the largest independent high school in the US, has selected FirstLight to provide high speed Internet to connect 23 buildings across its 170+-acre campus in Derry, [...]

The New Age of Interconnectivity: JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable

By | 2017-12-21T09:47:58+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: cloud, interconnection, Internet, JSA TV, JSA TV Virtual Roundtables, Technology, Telecom, telecom interview, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now|Tags: , , , , , |

Just released - our latest JSA Virtual CEO Roundtable, "The New Age of Interconnectivity." Technological advances and increasing network capacity demands are posing new and progressively difficult challenges for network interconnection and cloud service providers. This JSA Virtual CEO roundtable examines these challenges and detail how forward-thinking companies are addressing interconnectivity challenges today; and how they’ll [...]

Net Neutrality Vote is In: So is this Good or Bad for Telecom? We Want to Hear From You!

By | 2017-12-14T15:58:05+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: applications services, bandwidth, community news, Connectivity, Global Telecommunications, Government, Internet, Internet Exchange, Internet foundation, Internet Protocols, internet security, Internet Service Providers, internet traffic, IP Exchange, IP peering, IP Solutions, IP transit, Managed Security, Net Neutrality, Network, Security, Telecom, telecom infrastructure, telecom news, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The ruling we’ve been waiting for is now in the books: the FCC, in a 3-2 vote today, approved the measure to remove the net neutrality rules it put into effect two years ago, preventing Internet providers from blocking and throttling traffic and offering paid fast lanes. Specifically, the FCC is removing the rules barring ISPs [...]

Maine’s Pepperell Mill Campus Taps FirstLight for High Speed Internet for Tenants

By | 2017-11-14T08:46:29+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Categories: cloud, commercial real estate, Commercial Real Estate Technology, fiber network, fiber optics, High Speed Internet, Internet, jsa blog, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecom News Now, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Pepperell Mill Campus, an adaptive redevelopment project featuring commercial and residential space in Biddeford, Maine, has selected FirstLight for an extensive network upgrade with a 1 Gigabit per second (Gbps) high speed Internet solution across its 16 buildings on 16 acres of land. With a variety of tenants requiring different levels of Internet connectivity, FirstLight worked [...]

Crosslake Fibre Reaches Subsea Cable Milestone

By | 2017-10-18T14:20:28+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, carrier, cloud, dark fiber, data, Data Center, fiber optics, Financial, General, global carrier, Global Telecommunications, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Technology, Telecom, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

New Cable System Will Provide High Capacity Options for Carriers, Financials, Content Providers and Enterprises Internet growth has reached the “zettabyte era”, as reported by Cisco. Global internet traffic reached a run rate of 1 zettabyte (ZB) last year and is expected to double by 2020. Internet applications, cloud, content and tech trends are driving demands [...]

New Hampshire Judicial Branch Selects FirstLight for Internet, Colo

By | 2017-10-18T11:13:28+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: fiber network, FirstLight, FirstLight Fiber, Internet, Telecom, telecom industry blog, telecom news, telecom news blog, Telecommunications|Tags: , , , , |

Court System Praises FirstLight for Exceptional Service Record and Offering Customized Solutions to Address Growing Network Requirements FirstLight announced today at The INCOMPAS Show 2017 that the New Hampshire Judicial Branch has selected FirstLight to provide Internet and data center services for its system of 82 courts in 38 locations throughout the state. The New Hampshire [...]

Hurricane Irma – How NJFX is Supporting Critical Global Infrastructure

By | 2017-09-12T11:47:19+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: bandwidth, Bandwidth Infrastructure, Broadband, carrier, colocation, Data Center, data center tour, disaster recovery, General, global carrier, global data center, international carrier, Internet, internet traffic, Submarine Cable Network, subsea cable, Telecom, telecom infrastructure|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Hurricane Irma swept through the Caribbean, Florida and up through the southeast over the last few days. Thousands of homes and businesses were destroyed, communities were flooded and trees were uprooted all through the region. Its full effects are yet to be completely known. One thing that is certain is that power outages are widespread. Residences [...]

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